The AlphaSights Blog

Welcome to the AlphaSights Careers blog. Read on to learn more about our industry, offices, and the AlphaSights way of life.

How to Ace that First Round Interview

Sabrina and Taylor joined the New York Recruitment Team in July 2016, after majoring in Psychology and Marketing respectively. Here are their top tips on preparing for your AlphaSights interview - whether it's in person or online.

Interviews can be a nerve-racking part of landing that perfect job, and that’s why the Recruiters of AlphaSights are here to provide you with some quick tips on acing the first round interview!

alt Taylor conducting an interview via Google Hangout.

Before the

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The Power of a Commercial Skillset

At this time of year, many university students all over the world are starting to think about their internships and careers after college. AlphaSights Manager Christoph Witte, shares five reasons why a role in a commercial organisation is a great place to start your career.

Let’s face it. The job market is tough for today’s college seniors. Since the 2008 economic downturn, job growth for millennials has been flat or down, and the average young graduate holds debt

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How to Apply to AlphaSights: what you need to know

Applying for our Associate Programme? Here are some tips about our application process, including advice on preparing for the AlphaSights Video Assessment (AVA).

AlphaSights' Client Service Team is hyper-responsive. The environment they work in is fast-paced and projects move quickly. Our recruitment process is no different. When initially engaging with the application process, you’ll hear back from us within 72 hours. This means that it is even more important to do your research before applying.

Reading up on the

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3 Simple Ways to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Networking Events

With recruiting season just around the corner, Ren, a Talent Attraction Associate at AlphaSights, has some advice on how to stand out at a Career Fair.

Your first interaction with an employer may well be at your University Career Fair. Although it is not an interview, it is definitely an opportunity for you to differentiate yourself from the rest of the crowd. The best way for you to make a good impression with the people who could potentially be interviewing

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Video Assessments: why employers use them and how to succeed

Miranda joined the Recruiting Team in February 2015 after having spent a year teaching English and Spanish at the University of Caen.

Whether you’re familiar with them or not, video assessments are being used more and more by graduate employers. At AlphaSights, we ask candidates to complete a short video assessment as part of the recruitment process.

We’re a people-based, communication-intense business and we want to understand you as best as we can – how you communicate, how you

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What it means to be AlphaSights

Rupprecht (or "Rupi" to the team) joined AlphaSights in May 2015 and is part of a team working alongside various private equity firms in the EMEA region.

Month six at AlphaSights and time has flown by. Taking a moment to reflect, I realise that there are a number of reasons why time has gone so quickly. Many of us, while at university, compile a mental list of things we hope to see fulfilled when starting our first job. Going through

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